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Channomuraena vittata


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lexID:
4608 
AphiaID:
217466 
Scientific:
Channomuraena vittata 
German:
Channomuraena vittata 
English:
Broadbanded Moray 
Category:
- Muränor 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Anguilliformes (Order) > Muraenidae (Family) > Channomuraena (Genus) > vittata (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Richardson, ), 1845 
Occurrence:
Haiti, Barbados, Kiribati, Réunion , Jamaica, Puerto Rico, São Tomé e Principé, the Canary Islands, Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Brasilien, Dominikanska Republiken, Florida, Hawaii, Indiska Oceanen, Indonesien, Julöarna, Kap Verde, Mauritius, Mexicanska golfen, Mexico (East Pacific), Mikronesien, Östra Atlanten, Palau, Taiwan, USA, Västra Atlanten, Zirkumtrop 
Size:
80 cm - 150 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 28°C 
Food:
Predatory, Krabbor, Räkor, Sepia, Skaldjur, Småfisk 
Tank:
~ 3000 Liter 
Difficulty:
4 - Medelsvår 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-09-07 19:24:18 

Husbandry

(Richardson, 1845)

Distribution:
Circumtropical. Indian Ocean: Reunion and Mauritius and Christmas Island.
Western Pacific: Palau, and the Hawaiian Islands. Western Atlantic: Bermuda, Bahamas, and Caribbean Sea; may occur in southern Florida, USA and northwestern Gulf of Mexico.
Reported from Bahia, Brazil.
Eastern Atlantic: around oceanic islands.

Biology
A benthic species and solitary species,
inhabiting outer reef slopes.
Occurs under ledges and in holes of reef slopes Has the habit of puffing its head like a cobra when approached.
Secretive and nocturnal.

Human uses
Fisheries: subsistence fisheries; aquarium: commercial

High to very high vulnerability

Synonymised taxa:
Channomuraena bennettii (Günther, 1870)
Channomuraena cubensis Poey, 1868
Channomuraena vittatus (Richardson, 1845)
Gymnomuraena bennettii Günther, 1870
Gymnomuraena vittata (Richardson, 1845)
Ichthyophis vittatus Richardson, 1845
Nettastoma vittata (Richardson, 1845)
Uropterygius bennetti (Günther, 1870)

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